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February 26, 2021 CEO Perspective: The Contradiction of Local Control

The rights of people with disabilities have been left to the states during this pandemic. We have seen wildly diverse responses from states. In some parts of this country providers were barely supported, while in other parts of the country states stepped up with retainer payments, waived regulatory requirements, and some even providing extra funding for hazard pay for DSPs. In some places people’s lives were valued, in others, forgotten.

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November 30, 2020 ANCOR Issues Statement on Need to Prioritize People with Intellectual, Developmental Disabilities in Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine

 

ANCOR Issues Statement on Need to Prioritize People with Intellectual, Developmental Disabilities in Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine

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October 29, 2020 Leading Through the Pandemic: Data and Stories about Where We’ve Been & Where We’re Headed

One positive development in recent months, which is the availability of more stories and data revealing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and the providers who offer crucial support to keep them safe and healthy during the pandemic.

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September 21, 2020 ANCOR Issues Statement on the Passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

We also celebrate Justice Ginsburg’s life, and today we honor her legacy, defined by a long and storied career defending the civil rights of all people, including and especially people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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August 3, 2020 CEO Perspective: July Ruminations, Sharks & Portals

How are you taking care of yourself? How are you supporting your staff to take care of themselves? What are you learning about your style of leadership, and if you are adjusting it, how’s it working out? These are the things on my mind, for all of us.

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June 9, 2020 YOU DID IT! ANCOR Members Help Secure COVID-19 Emergency Relief
 
Dear ANCOR members,
 
We write to share some very exciting news: after more than three months of sustained advocacy by the ANCOR community, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) has finally announced a commitment of COVID-19 emergency relief funds for Medicaid-reliant providers of I/DD services!
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April 30, 2020 CEO Perspective: Clearing Hurdles, Still Running

Managing through this difficult time has taken an immense effort, and we should be proud of our progress, while acknowledging that there's so much left to do. Here's how we will get there — together.

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April 14, 2020 ANCOR’s Advocacy for Expansion of Eligibility to SBA Loans

ANCOR is working closely with Congress and the Administration in an effort to ensure that nonprofits with more than 500 employees will have access to future relief funding opportunities that include forgiveness.

January 30, 2020 CEO Perspective: On Anniversaries, Margie & Isaiah’s Bill, and New Years Resolutions

The big 50th Anniversary Gala will be in October in DC at the National Archives, but we’re serving up some spicy appetizers for the kickoff in Miami at Elevate: The 2020 ANCOR Annual Conference in April.

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December 20, 2019 An Important Milestone for I/DD Providers
Dear ANCOR community,
 
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